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Turmoil Over Immigration Status? California Has Lived It for Decades

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President Obama’s executive action on immigration was almost anticlimactic to many people in California.

The Fight for $15.37 an Hour

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Forces both inside and outside the traditional labor movement united to campaign for a higher minimum wage for hotel workers in Los Angeles.

A Show Now Fully Recovered

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The 2014 edition of the Los Angeles auto show features one of the strongest selections of vehicles in recent memory and has a level of automaker support and participation not seen since the 1990s.

What You Get for ... $2,000,000

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This week’s properties include modern houses in California and Missouri and a Lowcountry design in South Carolina.

A Push for Legal Aid in Civil Cases Finds Its Advocates

November 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
An experiment in California is providing legal help to low-income renters who otherwise would have faced their landlords, and the landlords’ lawyers, alone in court.

California: School District to Pay Settlement in Sex Abuse Case

November 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay $139 million to end all remaining litigation involving an elementary school teacher convicted of committing numerous counts of lewd conduct against his students.

Inquiry Focuses on Leaked Documents at Starr King School for the Ministry

November 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
Two students at the Unitarian Universalist seminary in Berkeley, Calif., have been given conditional graduation after they were ensnared in a flubbed presidential search.

Weekend Auto Calendar: Tight Competition in the Formula One Season Finale

November 21, 2014 - 9:00pm
Lewis Hamilton leads the season points standings by only 17 going into the finale; American Endurance Racing hosts an amateur race at Lime Rock Park.

What We're Reading

November 21, 2014 - 2:40pm
Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Anne Barnard, Richard Sandomir and others.

What We're Reading

November 21, 2014 - 2:40pm
Get recommendations from New York Times reporters and editors, highlighting great stories from around the web. Today, great reads from Anne Barnard, Richard Sandomir and others.

New York Beats Los Angeles for Funerals

November 21, 2014 - 5:30am
Metropolitan Diary: A Los Angeles resident found it odd that his city is cheaper to live in but more costly to die in than New York.

University of California to Raise Tuition Despite Protests

November 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
Over the objections of students and the governor, the Board of Regents of the University of California adopted increases of up to 5 percent in each of the next five years.

Mercedes Revives the Maybach Name Again

November 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
A new, higher-end version of Mercedes-Benz’s S-Class sedan has been rebadged as the Mercedes-Maybach S600.

More Judges Question Use of Fake Drugs in Sting Cases

November 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
A number of judges have questioned a federal agency’s tactic of “stash-house stings,” saying it draws small-time criminals into major crimes.

The Lexus LF-C2 Concept: Topless, Not Convertible

November 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
The company has had a less than fruitful relationship with convertibles in the past.

Mazda Enters the Small Crossover Market With the CX-3

November 20, 2014 - 9:00pm
Compact crossovers have become strong sellers, so Mazda introduced one of its own, adding its signature driver-friendly flair to the package.

The Elder Statesman Opens Its First Retail Outpost in L.A.

November 20, 2014 - 10:00am
Greg Chait’s CFDA-award-winning knitwear line has set up shop in a converted bungalow off Melrose Avenue.

Checking In on an Entrepreneur With Too Many Start-Ups

November 20, 2014 - 4:00am
The actual splitting of the two vastly different ventures, legally and financially, so each could “live or die on its own,” took more time and effort than Mr. Badshah expected.

University of California Is Set to Raise Tuition

November 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Despite protests and a last-ditch effort by Gov. Jerry Brown to block an increase in costs, the University of California Board of Regents approved a plan to raise tuition 27.6 percent over five years.

Reaction to Uber Tactics Highlights Tech Journalists’ Fine Line Between Critic and Booster

November 19, 2014 - 9:00pm
Comments by an Uber executive about spying on a tech journalist have roiled the outspoken, competitive and often conflicted group of publications that cover Silicon Valley.